Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984. | Land Portal

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May 1984
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This Act, consisting of 99 sections divided into twelve Parts, establishes the local government and community justice groups for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities. It applies to indigenous local government areas of laws relating to public places in Queensland. In particular, it establishes the following issues: a) right of access to or use of any place in an indigenous local government area by the general body of persons resident in the area is to be taken to have effect in law as if it were a right of access or use by the public; and b) where any place would, but for its being in an indigenous local government area, be taken in law to be a public place, road, park or place of any other description it is to be taken so to be notwithstanding that it is in the area in question. In addition, it specifies the general powers and duties of authorised officers, appointed to perform specific activities including to prevent harm in community areas caused by alcohol abuse and misuse and associated violence.

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